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Collaboration successfully pushes limits of CFS innovation for FrameTech

When FrameTech Systems outgrew their existing manufacturing facility, they knew it was time for a bigger, more flexible space. As experts in cold formed steel (CFS) construction, they also knew exactly which method they would use to bring that space to life. So how did their award-winning CFS facility come to fruition?

Pushing the limits of CFS

The use and demands of this kind of facility – a large, flexible workshop with 60-foot clear spans, 25-foot bays, 20-foot height to truss bearing and the option to add future overhead doors and production bays – typically leads to the selection of a pre-engineered building (PEB).

Topics: Case Studies, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, MyFRAMECAD's post

How to Engineer Sub Floors & Walls that Reduce Sound Transfer

The occupants of a building want peace and quiet. How can you engineer subfloors and cold-formed steel (CFS) flooring joists to meet that demand?

The answer involves designing CFS floors with greater mass. You must also take into account joist spacing, resilient channels, vibration breaks, and a few other factors.

Topics: Building Applications, MyFRAMECAD's post

How Cold Formed Steel Opens up Design Flexibility

Creating striking architectural aesthetics is not always easy to achieve using traditional construction methods and materials. Features such as large, unsupported expanses or unusual shapes and curves often require tight tolerances which are difficult to achieve using timber or masonry.

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SBS GROUP DELIVER COST EFFICIENT ENGINEERING & PREFABRICATED FRAMES FOR THE LANGDON APARTMENTS


 

Having made the switch to FRAMECAD’s automated construction system in April 2016; prefabricated steel framing experts SBS Group have used their FRAMECAD system to make significant savings for their customers whilst delivering an accelerated construction process. The Langdon Apartments are one of their recent examples of providing an exceptional service for their customers

Topics: Case Studies, Offsite & Modular Construction, Benefits of Cold Formed Steel Construction, MyFRAMECAD's post

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